BUILDING YOUR HOME, DESIGNING YOUR FUTURE

TRANSFORMING RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES FROM START TO FINISH

WHO WE ARE

We’re a dynamic, full-service, Irish architectural business; providing expert solutions in design, planning & project management to create or transform your dream home.

At the heart of JS Design is John Scanlon, a Kerry Native and chartered architectural technologist, building engineer and surveyor. John brings almost two decades of experience in designing and managing exceptional residential & commercial builds across both the UK and Ireland.

John Scanlon

John Scanlon

ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNER

WHAT WE DO

We turn your vision into a reality, from concept to completion.

Our mission is to create or transform residential properties across Ireland, from start to finish, at an affordable cost. We can help home builders and owners get the most out of their homes with new builds, extensions, renovations or energy upgrades.

We work in close partnership with our clients to explore ideas and solutions to ensure our designs are tailored to meet their needs, property and budget.

Our approach is flexible and the unique part of our service is our involvement in the project can be determined by the client. We can provide feasibility sketches, one off design, surveying or manage the whole project from concept to completion.

YOUR PARTNERS IN:

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PROJECT CONSULTATION

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No Obligation

We begin with exploration of the property and the clients’ requirements through a no obligation consultation where we can outline the potential options free of charge.



BUILDING YOUR DREAM HOME

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Easy Process

Once planning and any other consents have been received, we then prepare tender drawings, specification and scope of works to brief the contractors on your behalf. We can manage the tender process, commission the contractors and be the single contact for our client.

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FEASIBILITY STUDIES

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Clear Forecasts

We will discuss your aims and vision for your home in detail as well as your priorities so we can forecast a realistic budget for construction. At the same time, we’ll explore the properties functionality in terms of space and design.

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ON-SITE PROJECT MANAGEMENT

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Greater Efficiency

Once the project commences we will manage the build on your behalf. This involves regular visits onsite to ensure the building work continues to reflect the vision and drawings throughout the different stages of the project – from foundations and roof to first & second fixing, finishes and snagging.



IMAGINATIVE DESIGN

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Vision

This is where we bring everything to life, through 3 different design stages. Starting with initial design sketches, then progressing to 2D CAD drawings. The final stage following planning permission approval is a detailed technical design proposal to help our clients visualise the build.

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PRE-PURCHASE HOUSE SURVEYS

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Thorough Checks

We can undertake a survey of a property prior to purchase and advise on matters such as conditions, defects and remedies and the need for any specialist investigation.

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PLANNING PERMISSIONS

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Legislation

Our successful working relationships with many local authorities throughout Ireland means we can provide a comprehensive planning service for all building matters.



BESPOKE BUILT-IN JOINERY

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Finishing Touches

We can create unique built in joinery pieces, from walk in wardrobes, to recess mirrors and living room storage.Interior design and architecture are all the one.

TESTIMONIALS

      

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” We commissioned John, to renovate and modernise our 2-story farmhouse to create additional space for our new family. He completely transformed our home, from start to finish into something we are proud of and love. We really couldn’t have made this project happen without him”. – Ardfert, Co. Kerry

      Home Extensions Design

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” We wanted to add a new 3 bedroom wing to our rural detached house. John was so patient with us throughout the whole design process. He was also able to advise and manage the whole project from start to finish on our behalf.” – Ballymac, Co.Kerry

           

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” We asked John to extend and renovate our old council cottage into a modern 3 bedroom home. He completely exceeded our expectation of how much we could transform our home, and made the design capture our beautiful views and the natural light “. – Glencar, Co. Kerry

 

INSIGHTS

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CONTACT US

If you’d like to talk to us about how we can transform your home, please contact us to arrange a no- obligation consultation and a coffee

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